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Holiday Yoga Gifts That Every Yogi Will "OM My God" Over

A Dreamy Sunrise Yoga Mat

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This isn't your average yoga mat; not only is it a hybrid of Manduka's eQua no-slip yoga towel and their natural rubber eKo mat, but the design is straight from California-based photog Brent Broza. Now, instead of peeping your pedi during forward fold, you can fall headfirst into a Cali sunrise. ($92; manduka.com)

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A Cozy Sweatshirt Dress

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Name one thing you'd rather throw on post-flow than a fleece sweatshirt dress. Can't? Thought so. ($132; beyondyoga.com)

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A Luxe Mat & Cleaning Spray

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Hot vinyasas are better atop a super-soft, synthetic suede mat with sweat-activated grip. Better yet, give the gift of a clean mat too; this Pink Botanica Yoga Mat Spray made with essential oils, pink guava, and lychee extract is safe on the mat and any other textiles. With a mat spray bottle this pretty, you'll actually clean your mat as often as you're supposed to. ($103; sugarmat.com)

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A Girl Squad Tank

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Gift the members of your studio squad with these Goddess Gang crop tanks, and your next group tree pose Instagram is guaranteed to slay. ($42; spiritualgangster.com)

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A Geometric Yoga Mat Towel

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Give the gift of a slip-free practice, courtesy of this bubbly yoga towel from Yoga Design Lab. Made with eco-friendly inks and super-absorbent microfiber, this towel dries in just minutes—meaning sweat stays where it belongs, in the studio. ($39; yogadesignlab.com)

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A Graphic Puffer Jacket

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Whether you snag this puffer for yourself or for your yoga BFF, it's worth every penny. This surprisingly warm medium-weight jacket will keep you cozy going to and from the studio—without making you look like a marshmallow. ($178; spiritualgangster.com)

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Mala Meditation Beads

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Tap self-care mode with these "I Am Worthy" mala beads fashioned from rhodonite and rudraksha gemstones, which are said to open the heart chakra and increase mental clarity. (P.S. here's how to meditate with mala beads.) ($132; malacollective.com)

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Soothing Essential Oil Bath Salts

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Follow savasana with a soak in soothing jasmine ylang ylang bath salts. A blend of pink Himalayan, Dead Sea, Atlantic and Pacific Seas salts plus floral essential oils will soften skin while perfuming the water and air so you can keep your zen going long past class. ($28; indielee.com)

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An Artsy Essential Oil Diffuser

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Regularly get your om on at home? Turn your bedroom, living room, or at-home yoga studio of choice into zen heaven by misting some essential oils while you flow. ($80; saje.com)

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A Delicate Lotus Bracelet

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An adjustable gold lotus bracelet looks trendy stacked with a tracker—and won't get in the way during downward dog. ($68; alexandani.com)

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A Leather Mat Sling

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This carry-all sling wraps up your mat and towel and has clips for a block and strap—turning your entire yoga-gear arsenal into a super portable backpack. ($75; yogahustle.com)

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A Festive Sports Bra and Legging Set

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Channel New Year's Eve vibes with a black and gold legging and sports bra set from Alala, and take your yoga practice into the new year. (Bra $80, Leggings $115; alala.com)

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A Yoga Bag That Also Stashes Your Mat

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Having to carry your gym bag and mat everywhere? Torture. Opt for the two-in-one lululemon bag with underside straps for easy mat transport. Heading to a different class? Simply unclip, and leave your mat at home. ($148; lululemon.com)

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A #Realtalk Yoga Mug

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Some days, even yoga is a no-go. This "Namast'ay in Bed" mug is perfect for days when savasana is the only option. ($18; alwaysfits.com)

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Fuzzy Boot-Sneaker Hybrids

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One of the best parts about yoga class? You don't have to bring extra shoes—so why not make the ones you wear to and from the studio ~extra~ cozy? Enter these winter boot-sneaker hybrids that will make any yogi's feet oh-so-happy. ($130; cougarshoes.com)

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A Grippy Water Bottle

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The perfect yoga water bottle? One that (a) doesn't make noise when you set it down (no savasana-ruiners here) and (b) won't slip from your hand even in the sweatiest of classes. That's where this pretty pink spiked bkr bottle comes in. ($40; mybkr.com)

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A Personalized Pair of Leggings

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Know a yogi who can't do a standing split without taking at least one Instagram photo? Up her IG game with a personalized pair of butter-soft leggings. ($90; stylereform.fashion)

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A Smart Speaker

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The key to maximizing the benefits of your at-home yoga practice? Creating the perfect atmosphere—which, obv, includes tunes. The Sonos One smart speaker comes with a built-in Amazon Alexa, so you can start a meditation, Bikram yoga flow, or switch playlists, all without leaving downward dog. (FYI, here are a bunch of ways Alexa can help zen you out.) ($200; sonos.com)

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Shop These Black Friday and Cyber Monday Fitness Deals from Your Couch

Thankfully for our sanity and beauty rest, the days of needing to head to the stores at 5 a.m. to benefit from any post-Thanksgiving deals are dwindling. Ever since Cyber Monday—aka the day when everyone secretly shops from their desks to chase away the Monday blues following a holiday weekend—became a thing, most brands now offer their Black Friday deals online, too. Read: You can score some amazing deals on activewear, fitness tech, and workout classes without ever having to get up from the couch.

The Best Gifts for the Active Guy In Your Life

Danner Vertigo 917

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Tackle adventures in the city and on the trail with just one pair of boots. These minimalist, rugged beauts are made with a high-traction Vibram outsole and Gore-Tex lining, making them durable, waterproof, and surprisingly lightweight. ($220; danner.com)

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Hydro Flask 32 oz Growler

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If your boy loves beer, he'll freak over this gift. This growler is equipped with Hydro Flask's trademarked insulation and so your ales and IPAs will stay ice cold for up to 24 hours outside the fridge—and carbonated down to the very last sip. Fill up at your favorite brewery (this hulk can carry four beers' worth of liquid), head out on a trip or to a tailgate, and hour later enjoy a beer as fresh as out the tap. ($45; hydroflask.com)

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SAXX Briefs

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You know he'd never drop $30 on a pair of undies. But pretty much every guy we've ever known to wear these reports it's an understatement to say these boxers are life-changing. SAXX feature a patented 3D hammock-shaped pouch designed to cradle his prized possessions and suspend them, preventing skin-on-skin contact. The result: no more chafing. What's more, their technical fabrics and strategic paneling allow max breathability to avoid the swamp-like situation some guys report after a long sweat session (we know—TMI, dude). ($32–50; saxxunderwear.com)

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Nike Sport Backpack

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It's time for him to ditch the duffel. This sleek backpack from Nike is nice enough to carry into the office but also roomy enough to store all his gym gear. Plus, it has a separate shoe compartment—perfect for stinky sneaks—and a water bottle pouch big enough to fit a protein shaker bottle. ($85; nike.com)

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Fjallraven Granit Shirt

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Whether your lumberjack lover sticks to city streets or mountain trails, he'll love this functional, flattering flannel. The wool blend body keeps heat locked in while the Fjallraven-signature G-1000 reinforcements at the shoulders are water-resistant, windproof, and breathable, creating a well-balanced shirt to keep him feeling warm and looking sharp. ($150; fjallraven.us)

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'47 Brand Knits

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An easy win for the guy who keeps the TV locked on ESPN, this beanie lets him rep whether he's tailgating or shoveling snow. '47 Brand makes apparel for every major sports team across the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, ASL, and college leagues. That means you can grab gear for his favorite team—or yours, since it's obviously time he learned they're better. ($18 and up, 47brands.com)

(If your guy's counting down the days until The Last Jedi, we've got plenty of giftable Star Wars–themed accessories, too.) 

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Every Man Jack Shave Kit

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For the man with sensitive skin, this mostly all-natural, plant-based, paraben-free line delivers a clean shave without irritation or razor burn. The holiday pack comes with a face scrub, shave cream, post-shave lotion, and a toiletry bag so he can take it on the road (or keep his pampering products off the precious shelf space—however you like to think about it). ($20; everymanjack.com)

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HOKA ONE ONE Clifton 4

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If your man has given up running because of knee pain, give him the gift of getting back on the road with these sneakers. The most obvious feature of HOKAs—the oversize midsole—provides supreme shock absorption. That's combined with rocker geometry on the bottom. Runners report that HOKAs have alleviated aches that no other shoe has been able to help. The mid level of cushioning comes in a surprisingly lightweight package, letting you feel like you're running on air. ($130; hokaoneone.com)

(And don't forget to snag a new pair of kicks for yourself too: The Best Workout Shoes for Acing Every Kind of Exercise

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Yeti Rambler Colster

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This stainless steel koozie features Yeti's signature super-powered insulation—it keeps the chill inside for your beer, but not outside on your hands. Besides keeping a cold one cold far longer than it'll take him to drink it, the great thing about this screw-top design is that it's designed to fit either a can or a bottle. ($25; yeti.com)

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Darn Tough Vermont Socks

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If all else fails, aim for practicality—top-tier practicality, of course. The aptly named Darn Tough socks are made from a super-durable merino wool blend to keep your feet warm and dry in every scenario from summer runs to winter walks. The company is so confident you'll love their socks that they offer an unconditional lifetime guarantee that each pair will be the most comfortable thing your feet have ever felt and last for every run, for all of time. ($20 and up; darntough.com)

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Personal Creations Whiskey Wedge

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Give his nightcaps a special touch with these personalized tumblers. Not only can you add initials, names, or his favorite drinking motto, but the glasses also come with a silicone wedge so he can freeze ice at an angle to score a perfectly chilled sip, every time. ($30; personalizedcreations.com)

Related: Alcohol-Themed Gifts for Every Booze Lover On Your List

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Cotopaxi Pacaya Insulated Jacket

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Your mountain man will love this warm, lightweight puff from a company that boasts sustainable, minimal-waste manufacturing. Cotopaxi's technology works to keep you super warm—not just with synthetic insulation but also with a design for max airflow to pull moisture away from your body as you sweat. Combined with construction for more arm mobility, this jacket is perfect to throw on for chilly adventures. ($200; cotopaxi.com)

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LifeProof NËXT

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The NËXT boasts a two-piece outer shell that wraps securely around your phone, sealing it off and making your lifeline dirt-proof, snow-proof, and drop-proof up to 6.5 feet—perfect for butterfinger boys and adventurers alike. Want to go the extra mile? LifeProof's brother company, OtterBox, makes NFL-themed screen protectors so, gifted alongside the clear NËXT case, his phone will be scratch-proof on the front and full team swag on the back. ($80; lifeproof.com)

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Cocktail Club Membership from Shaker & Spoon

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Encourage your budding bartender with a subscription box that delivers three recipes and all the ingredients (minus the booze) needed to shake and stir 12 cocktails every month. Just make sure he knows that she who gives the gift has front row for the taste tests. ($50 a month; shakerandspoon.com)

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Under Armour Tech Pants

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Keep him cozy in these UA sweats. Made with special tech fabric, these pants are quick-drying, anti-odor, and super soft—all perks whether he's wearing them to the gym or kicking it on the couch. ($45; underarmour.com)

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Columbia Delta Marsh 1983 Jacket

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The perfect blend of fashion and function, this jacket not only hits the hot fall camo trend but is also made with waterproof, breathable nylon fabric and fully sealed seams to keep all water out. Plus, it's fully insulated so he'll stay dry and warm in the worst of downpours. ($180; columbia.com)

 

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Easy Appetizer Ideas Featuring Ingredients You Already Have In Your Fridge

Photoshop your fridge—we bet you already have many of the ingredients for these easy appetizer ideas. Combine those staples in fresh and creative ways for fun and festive new tastes. Prep a bunch for a gathering, or throw together a few for a different kind of weeknight dinner.

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